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The danger with male anger is that when you have no way to express vulnerable emotions, anger is going to come out as aggression a lot more. Being able to deal with negative/vulnerable emotions without anger is a valuable skill. Most women have at least a girlfriend they can call up and say “I’m feeling really bad about myself, everything I touch turns to crap” and the girlfriend will understand...
Have you noticed how self-limiting beliefs restrict your ability to achieve your potential? Fear of failure can hold you back. Confronting self-limiting beliefs are where tapping into your courage is needed. A few years ago I was invited to give a one-day professional training course in the Compassion Program and a half-day vocational training course on Resentment by Whitsunday Community Services...
Have you ever thought about triggers or motivates us to behave a certain way? What's the trigger or motivation for bad behaviour? It is important to understand our choice of actions from the level of motivation. Some questions to ask yourself about problem behaviour: For Example: If your partner or child lied to you. The behaviour problem is the lie, but what is the REAL issue? What has happened...
Domestic and family violence and abuse has a serious impact on all members of a family including the abuser as well as consequences for the whole community. When we abuse or are violent towards the ones we love, no matter how justified we may feel at the time, we do not feel good about ourselves. We are biologically programmed to protect the ones we love and when we fail to do that it generates...
So who is Denis Hay? I am still learning about myself, so I am not sure. What I do know is my history. I was born on the 9th of October 1941 in Brisbane, Australia. I lived initially at Redcliffe, then at Victoria Park in ex-Army huts before moving to a Housing Commission house at Enoggera in about 1948, where I used to live until I left home in 1967. I started an apprenticeship as a Fitter with...